Swimming with Sharks, Traits of a Great Real Estate Agent Part I
NYC is the home to the most saviest population when it comes to Real Estate. You will never see a city population more in tuned to their own real estate market. Owners of Commercial Real Estate are notoriously famous for being challenging to deal with
To help you navigate through these treacherous waters to lease or purchase commercial real estate, a good broker can be a guide to help you accomplish your goals. In this series I discuss how to identify the traits of a great broker.
So you are looking to lease a warehouse in Williamsburg for manufacturing hoola hoops, you are looking for a retail space to open a underground burlesque, or you are looking to purchase a commercial loft building to create an “Oragami Collective”. What ever kind of business you are in, you are probably looking to work with an agent. But these agents appear to have the same bland corporate portrait, drab website, and bland real estate signs. How do you tell these sharks apart? How do you find a good shark to trust and work with? You cannot tell from their suit, their car, or fancy business cards. There are distinct traits to look for, and once you know them, your battle through the real estate jungle got easier.